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Tongue Buckler - Imperial Red Ale - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

645 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 645
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 65
Gots: 29 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 11-25-2002)
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.86/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours amber in color with deep hues of mahogany, and a fluffy 2 finger off white head.

Smell has spicy earthy piney hops forward. Smells like there is a fair amount of bitterness. There is also a heafty amout of toasted malt present.

Hoppy bitterness is forward and has more notes of earthy pine. The malt follows with a rich husky maltiness. Lots of residual Bitterness last well into the swallow and exhale.

Mouthfeel is good, medium bodied with high carbonation keeps this drinkable through the bold flavors and bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Smooth, rich flavor. Aftertaste has a touch of bite consistent with imperial. I am glad that they didn't go overboard on the "imperial" that maintains drinkability. Note: Any imperial should have a slight drop in drinkability due to the concentration of flavors.

Serving type: bottle

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Tongue Buckler - Imperial Red Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 645 ratings.